NAB arrests former DG of KDA, his accomplice in land fraud

Business Recorder

KARACHI: National Action Bureau (NAB-Karachi) here on Thursday announced to have arrested Ex DG KDA Nasir Abbas along with his two accomplices Javed Ahmed alias Javed Kancha and Raza Qazalbash in a land fraud case.
Accused persons were arrested in an inquiry instituted on the charges of conducting fake open public auction and tampering with title records of around 50 precious plots of KDA for doling out these plots to favorites worth Rs. 2 billion, against illegal gratification.
The said plots are around 400 in number, whereas 50 such plots are part of Block 6, Gulistan e Jauhar Karachi.
Nasir Abbas was said to be taken in custody from Central Prison Karachi whereas other two accused persons were arrested late last night from their residences and produced before the Accountability Court for physical remand today.
As per the preliminary interrogation, accused Javed Ahmed alias Javed Ahmed (Kancha) a retired KDA official was reappointed by Nasir Abbas and had been serving as his PSO for two years, allegedly as main front man of Nasir Abbas.
He has been charged for processing forged title records of plots for illegal sanction and has been hand in glove with Nasir Abbas in organized crime of fake auctions and illegal allotments of precious plots to their blue eyed persons.
The preliminary interrogations further revealed that accused Raza Qazalbash is brother in law of Nasir Abbas and has been charged for misappropriating a precious properties in posh area by way of forgery in title documents, worth more then Rs 200 million.
He has been acting as active abettor of Nasir Abbas and has been handling, layering and managing illegal proceeds of offenses committed by Nasir Abbas for embezzlement of KDA’s assets.

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